April 22, 2014

Since 2012, a commission led by Ernest J. Wilson III, dean of the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and Wang Jisi, then dean of the Peking University School for International Studies, have led a distinguished bi-national commission of scholars, former officials, and businesspeople in an investigation of how to best improve U.S.-China understanding. Such understanding is essential if we are to reduce our differences and work together to address pressing problems.

April 21, 2014

By Justin Berman. Photography by James Bollen.

Originally published by U Magazine

March 13, 2014

From 1996 to 2013, a Freeman Foundation-funded program brought 197 Chinese scholars to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and afforded them a unique program of cultural and academic experiences. 

March 13, 2014

Andrew Shirman, a former volunteer with Teach for China, describes a cooperative effort to bring much needed glasses to students in poor areas of rural China. 

Commission Report

Polls show Americans and Chinese are becoming less trustful of each other’s country. The Commission assesses the problem and offers recommendations to foster greater U.S.-China collaboration and understanding.

The Database

Hundreds of past and current U.S.-China exchanges are included in our open database. Search it to learn more about these exchanges and their impact.

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